August 29, 2014

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Veterans expect Browns, Bucs to show union solidarity

BEREA — Browns veterans David Bowens, Scott Fujita and Robert Royal expect the Browns and Buccaneers to follow the example set by the Saints and Vikings on Thursday night and send a message of union solidarity before the game Sunday in Tampa, Fla. The Vikings and Saints opened the season Thursday night on national television. Read More…

Updated: Montario Hardesty on IR, out for year

BEREA — The Browns announced Friday afternoon they placed rookie running back Montario Hardesty on season-ending injured reserve. Hardesty was injured Thursday night on a carry during a 13-10 preseason win over the Bears, and ESPN reported he suffered a torn left anterior cruciate ligament. If that’s the case, recovery time is often around nine Read More…

White Sox 4, Indians 3: Pierzynski HR beats Tribe in 9th

CLEVELAND – Manny Ramirez was on deck to pinch hit for the White Sox in the ninth inning of a tied game at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. Turns out the Sox didn’t need their newly acquired slugger after all. With runners on first and second and one out in the ninth, Chicago’s antagonistic catcher Read More…

White Sox 4, Indians 3: Pierzynski HR lifts Sox past Tribe

A.J. Pierzysnki hit a three-run home run off Frank Herrmann in the ninth inning to lift the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. The game was tied at one when Pierzynski connected on an 0-1 pitch and sent it into the seats in right-center field. Justin Read More…

Browns’ Shaun Rogers fined game check, not suspended

BEREA — The Browns got a break Tuesday afternoon, as nose tackle Shaun Rogers avoided suspension after an offseason gun arrest at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The NFL announced Rogers would be fined a game check for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Rogers is due to make $6.9 million in 2010, so the fine Read More…

Jim Brown won’t attend Ring of Honor ceremony

BEREA — Jim Brown, considered the greatest Brown of all time, won’t attend the Browns Ring of Honor ceremony. President Mike Holmgren said Brown informed him Monday that he wouldn’t be at the ceremony Sept. 19, when the team’s 16 Hall of Famers will be inducted as the inaugural class of the Ring of Honor Read More…

Browns lead Lions at halftime

DETROIT — The Browns took a 24-14 lead into halftime Saturday against the Lions after Peyton Hillis scored on a 1-yard run with 24 seconds left. Jake Delhomme led a 78-yard drive to end the half. The big play was a 30-yard completion to Joshua Cribbs down the sideline. With the safety bearing down, Cribbs Read More…

Indians 15, Royals 4: Tribe routs KC in series opener

CLEVELAND – Round one of the battle of the Central Division basement went to the Indians, and it came via a knockout. Reaching season highs in runs and doubles (7), while clouting a trio of three-run home runs for the first time since 2004, the last-place Indians laid waste to the fourth-place Royals, 15-4, Friday Read More…

Indians 15, Royals 4: Tribe drubs KC in series opener

The offensively-challenged Indians found their groove Friday night at Progressive Field, routing the Royals 15-4 behind a 17-hit attack. It was Cleveland’s second straight win, but just its sixth in the last 20 games. The Indians scored six times in the second inning, then added a five-run outburst in the eighth.

Browns announce Ring of Honor; Mike Holmgren ‘trusts’ Jim Brown will attend ceremony

BEREA — The Browns announced Thursday they will place a Ring of Honor inside Cleveland Browns Stadium. The 16 Hall of Famers from team history will make up the initial group of inductees, and their names will be prominently displayed on the facade of the upper deck. The induction ceremony will be at halftime of Read More…